On this tour, you will discover the splendor of old civilizations that have left their mark on culture, landscapes and traditions. You'll visit Segobriga Archaeological Park and Ucles Monastery. You will also enjoy a tasting of wine and typical products of La Mancha.
- Stop at: Segobriga Archaeological Park, Saelices, Province of Cuenca, Castile-La Mancha. You'll visit an old Roman city, its streets, buildings and temples.
Segóbriga, the old Roman city, was the capital of the mining district of Lapis Specularis, this mineral was a luxury item for the Romans until the development of glass. Segobriga became one of the wealthiest cities in Hispania.
- Stop at: Monastery of Ucles, Ucles, Province of Cuenca, Castile-La Mancha.
You'll visit the medieval monastery which was the main headquarters of the Military Order of Santiago, where Jorge Manrique was buried and Quevedo was imprisoned.
Here you'll also brighten up your day by a tasting of D.O. Uclés wines, besides several dishes from the local gastronomy, like “atascaburras”, “morteruelo”, pickled red partridge and above all, the famous HeraSSanz cheese made from raw sheep's milk.